The Qatar Investment Authority - a world class
The QIA was founded by the State of Qatar in 2005 to strengthen the country's economy by diversifying into new asset classes. Building on the heritage of Qatar investments dating back more than three decades, its growing portfolio of long-term strategic investments help complement the state's
huge wealth in natural resources.
Qatar's goal is to become a major international centre for finance and
investment management, a vision shared by its government, people
Headquartered in Doha, the QIA is structured to operate at the very highest levels
of global investing. As a world class investor, the QIA adheres
to the strictest financial and commercial disciplines. It has
a strong track record of investing in different asset classes,
including listed securities, property, alternative assets and
private equity in all the major capital markets as well as the
newer emerging markets.